Christmas At Designers Homes Across America

Author: Katharine McMillan
ISBN: 9780764351631
Size: 69.43 MB
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Almost 400 color images treat readers to dazzling holiday visions that leading designers have realized in their own homes scenes usually reserved for family and friends. Be inspired by their decorating strategies and hands-on ingenuity while gleaning insider tips for preserving trees both fresh and artificial and caring forornaments. Get the scoop on unusual color schemes andcenterpieces. See how one designer used crushed red and silver ball ornaments as a light-catching base forglass vials of flowers, and a laundry-room tree whimsically decoratedwith miniature clothing-item ornaments. This treasure trove showcases one-of-a-kind holiday ideas from some of the nation's most talented interior designers, who share not only their aesthetic tastes but also family holiday rituals and favorite Christmas traditions."

Savannah Christmas A

Author: Kimberly Ergul
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455617388
Size: 72.60 MB
Format: PDF
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This gorgeous book, filled with classic holiday recipes and information on the traditions and styles that mark Christmas in Savannah, is the perfect handbook to plan a Southern celebration. From casual Tybee to the glamorous Historic District, residents and visitors alike will cherish the enchanting seasonal photographs.

Christmas At Historic Houses

Author: Patricia Hart McMillan
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764346903
Size: 78.13 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Showcases thirty houses across America specially decorated for Christmas, revealing local customs and history as well as details about each property and house's design.

Decorating For The Holidays

Author: Valerie Parr Hill
Publisher: Q V C Publishing
ISBN: 9781928998358
Size: 12.23 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Showcases seasonal decorations, explaining how to create festive displays, welcoming tables, and glowing tableaus for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Nell Hill S Entertaining In Style

Author: Mary Carol Garrity
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 0740786342
Size: 61.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"I love it when I catch someone's reaction at my stores when they turn a corner and come upon something unexpected. Maybe it's something they didn't know they had to have until that moment, or it's the way we've displayed something that's a little out of the ordinary that they might be able to use in their decorating." --Mary Carol Garrity Mary Carol tries to guarantee that their trips are worthwhile by personally providing them with inspiration on how to improve their homes and decor. This book is the culmination of her many years of experience both selling tabletop and listening to her customers most-often-asked questions about entertaining. Nell Hill's Entertaining in Style is organized around the changing seasons and the holidays and celebrations that go with them. Nell Hill's is renowned for its tabletop medleys, and the book shows you how you can create similar effects. Also featured are creative party themes, delicious menu ideas, and tips to make every guest feel special. This book is ideal for people who are intimidated at the thought of throwing a party. It gives readers Mary Carol's tips and tricks for breaking each step down into a manageable plan. The book is filled with spectacular photography of the celebrations in Mary Carol's 130-year-old home as well as in the homes and gardens of her friends.

Decorating For Christmas At Historic Houses

Author: Patricia Hart McMillan
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9780764338397
Size: 31.20 MB
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The beauty of Christmas displayed through decorated historic homes from around the country. From Virginia to Texas, tour 27 houses and see how history comes alive in a festive way during the holiday season. Learn the traditions of President Lyndon Baines Johnson's family with a trip to "The Texas White House," revisit colonial America with a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, and get decorating tips from professional designers. With more than 300 color images, historic homes ranging from magnificent estates to simple residences offer a variety of styles, tastes, and ideas to inspire your own celebrations. Homemakers, decorators, historians, or anybody who loves the magic of Christmas will appreciate the engaging text and wonderfully decorated interiors.

Christmas Style

Author: Debi Staron
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756605568
Size: 47.63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Highlighted by more than one thousand photographs, a richly illustrated guide to holiday decorating from two celebrity designers features an innovative collection of special suggestions and creative tips on everything from Christmas lights to ornaments and trimmings, to help readers celebrate the holidays in a colorful way.

The Designer S Dictionary Of Color

Author: Sean Adams
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683350022
Size: 55.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Designer’s Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at 30 colors key to art and graphic design. Organized by spectrum, in color-by-color sections for easy navigation, this book documents each hue with charts showing color range and palette variations. Chapters detail each color’s creative history and cultural associations, with examples of color use that extend from the artistic to the utilitarian—whether the turquoise on a Reid Miles album cover or the avocado paint job on a 1970s Dodge station wagon. A practical and inspirational resource for designers and students alike, The Designer’s Dictionary of Color opens up the world of color for all those who seek to harness its incredible power.

Christmas At America S Landmark Houses

Author: Patricia Hart McMillan
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764349966
Size: 53.23 MB
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Here is Christmas decorating, history, architecture, and interior design wrapped in one sparkling package. Three-hundred and sixty-three gorgeous, inspiring images provide leisurely looks at historic house interiors magically decorated for Christmas. Begin with the Foreword by Christopher Radko, famed re-creator of vintage Christmas ornaments. Tour historic holiday homes from Filoli to Colonial Williamsburg, and look inside San Antonio's most beautiful house--the Spanish Governor's Palace. Marvel that a typical ranch-style house was home to two future US presidents, a first lady, and two governors. Visit the honeymoon home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Enjoy the modest dwelling of Canadian WW I flying ace Billy Bishop, and tour the "castle" of Model A creator Edsel Ford. Some houses' Christmas décorations are period correct; others are joyfully au courant.

A Fairy Tale Christmas

Author: Karen Anderson
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584795308
Size: 18.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An inspirational how-to guide to innovative holiday decorating and entertaining journeys to the Hudson Valley village of Tarrytown, New York, to visit Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic Revival mansions, to view the unique decorations, created by designer Bob Pesce, who adorns each of the main rooms in the style of a different children's story.